Nine Worlds Kindred Grove is an official Incipient Grove of the Church of the Spiral Tree, chartered on January 19, 2013. Nine Worlds Kindred Grove is located in Auburn, Alabama.

Grove Officers:

Angela Farmer, Grove Steward
Tim Alroth, Treasurer
Tyler Hooks, Secretary

Formerly Celestial Earth Sanctuary in Auburn, Alabama, Nine Worlds is an open American heathen kindred and community oraganized by har-gy ia, Ehsha Apple. Our practice is based in heathen ethics and aesthetics but our membership is eclectic: members from all paths are always welcome. As an American kindred, we welcome members of all backgrounds; we have a zero tolerance for non-tolerance policy and are LGBTIQ safe.

While we welcome kin from every path, Nine Worlds Kindred honors the folkways of bl t and sumbl, held according the Heathen Wheel of the Year. We place a high value on folk- building and outreach to the community. Heathen (H | en in Old English) literally meaning people of the heath, once referred to rustic people who do not recognize Judaism, Christianity or Islam. "Hof" translates as "rustic temple" and the "Harrow" is the Heathen altar. The purpose of this grove is not to exclude others based on their tradition, heritage, orientation, or any way of being. Rather, we strive to provide a culture for those who want to be involved in Pagan spirituality on a more organized level. We provide various social events, learning opportunities, and a full ritual schedule. We also conduct classes and other activities such as oracular sei r with the new group, Ulfvolk. Above all, we honor the land and its spirits, our kindred community, and our ancestors. We offer marriage ceremonies and handfasting as well. If you live in the Auburn area, please contact us at OPSTemplumGnostica@yahoo.com.

Membership information is available by emailing OPSTemplumGnostica@yahoo.com or by returning the forms in our Document Center on our Web page.

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All of our events include a ritual and a potluck feast. Everyone is welcome! If you are interested in any of our programs, ministries, or events, contact OPSTemplumGnostica@yahoo.com for a full schedule or for more information.

Grove Calendar:

March 8, 2014 - Reiki class. $25 for Grove members, $50 for non-members; includes Level One book and 1st attunement.

April 12, 2014 - Vali's Blot and Mead Making Workshop, Auburn, AL, hosted by Nine Worlds Kindred Grove. This is an open paid event: $12 prepaid, $15 at door cost will cover a bottle of mead for each adult attendant to take home. There is a $1 each discount per person available if you bring one-three .75 liter standard wine bottles; bottles must be clear of labels, clean, undamaged, and of recyclable grade glass: blue, red, green, or clear.

June 7, 2014 - The Thing, The Gathering of Tribes (Open Event), Auburn, AL. Hosted by Nine Worlds Kindred Grove.

July 12, 2014 - Horn making class. Fee charged, tbd.

August 23, 2014 - Hausblot (Open Ritual), Auburn, AL. Hosted by Nine Worlds Kindred Grove.

December 20, 2014 - Yule (Closed Ritual), Auburn, AL. Hosted by Nine Worlds Kindred Grove.

Contact Us
Nine Worlds Kindred Grove
c/o Church of the Spiral Tree
P.O. Box 3165
Auburn, AL 36831-3165
(706) 489-1017
OPSTemplumGnostica@yahoo.com